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NYSE:MAAMid-America Apartment Communities Competitors & Alternatives

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$110.27
MA: $116.78
$126.53
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$82.00
Now: $112.35
$148.88
Volume511,400 shs
Average Volume818,858 shs
Market Capitalization$12.85 billion
P/E Ratio39.84
Dividend Yield3.52%
Beta0.68

Competitors

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) Vs. AVB, EQR, ESS, SUI, ELS, and UDR

Should you be buying MAA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "residential reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to Mid-America Apartment Communities, including AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Equity Residential (EQR), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Sun Communities (SUI), Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS), and UDR (UDR).

AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) and Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.9% of AvalonBay Communities shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.2% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of AvalonBay Communities shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for AvalonBay Communities and Mid-America Apartment Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AvalonBay Communities17802.44
Mid-America Apartment Communities05602.55

AvalonBay Communities currently has a consensus target price of $199.4667, indicating a potential upside of 31.11%. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a consensus target price of $133.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.38%. Given AvalonBay Communities' higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe AvalonBay Communities is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Risk & Volatility

AvalonBay Communities has a beta of 0.82, suggesting that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares AvalonBay Communities and Mid-America Apartment Communities' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AvalonBay Communities$2.32 billion9.21$785.97 million$9.3416.29
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion7.83$353.81 million$6.5517.15

AvalonBay Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Mid-America Apartment Communities. AvalonBay Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares AvalonBay Communities and Mid-America Apartment Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AvalonBay Communities33.20%7.21%4.07%
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.66%5.33%2.97%

Dividends

AvalonBay Communities pays an annual dividend of $6.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. AvalonBay Communities pays out 68.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 61.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AvalonBay Communities has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Mid-America Apartment Communities has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years.

Summary

AvalonBay Communities beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Equity Residential's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion7.83$353.81 million$6.5517.15
Equity Residential$2.70 billion7.86$970.38 million$3.4916.34

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than Mid-America Apartment Communities. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 61.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Equity Residential has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Equity Residential's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.66%5.33%2.97%
Equity Residential43.16%11.20%5.58%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Mid-America Apartment Communities and Equity Residential, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities05602.55
Equity Residential412201.89

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus price target of $133.00, suggesting a potential upside of 18.38%. Equity Residential has a consensus price target of $71.40, suggesting a potential upside of 25.22%. Given Equity Residential's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equity Residential is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

92.2% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equity Residential has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Equity Residential beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Mid-America Apartment Communities and Essex Property Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities05602.55
Essex Property Trust28602.25

Mid-America Apartment Communities presently has a consensus price target of $133.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.38%. Essex Property Trust has a consensus price target of $291.3077, indicating a potential upside of 29.53%. Given Essex Property Trust's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Essex Property Trust is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Essex Property Trust's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion7.83$353.81 million$6.5517.15
Essex Property Trust$1.46 billion10.08$439.29 million$13.3816.81

Essex Property Trust has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Mid-America Apartment Communities. Essex Property Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Essex Property Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.66%5.33%2.97%
Essex Property Trust42.47%9.94%4.90%

Risk and Volatility

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.68, meaning that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Essex Property Trust has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

92.2% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.5% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Essex Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $8.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 61.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Essex Property Trust pays out 62.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Essex Property Trust has raised its dividend for 26 consecutive years. Essex Property Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Essex Property Trust beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Sun Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.66%5.33%2.97%
Sun Communities8.89%3.67%1.78%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Mid-America Apartment Communities and Sun Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities05602.55
Sun Communities02202.50

Mid-America Apartment Communities presently has a consensus target price of $133.00, suggesting a potential upside of 18.38%. Sun Communities has a consensus target price of $151.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 13.24%. Given Mid-America Apartment Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Mid-America Apartment Communities is more favorable than Sun Communities.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Sun Communities' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion7.83$353.81 million$6.5517.15
Sun Communities$1.26 billion10.39$177.38 million$4.9227.16

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Sun Communities. Mid-America Apartment Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sun Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 61.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Sun Communities has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Mid-America Apartment Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.68, indicating that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.2% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.4% of Sun Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Mid-America Apartment Communities beats Sun Communities on 14 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) and Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Equity Lifestyle Properties and Mid-America Apartment Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity Lifestyle Properties22.58%18.15%5.79%
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.66%5.33%2.97%

Volatility & Risk

Equity Lifestyle Properties has a beta of 0.45, suggesting that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity Lifestyle Properties and Mid-America Apartment Communities' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Lifestyle Properties$1.04 billion10.98$279.14 million$2.0929.93
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion7.83$353.81 million$6.5517.15

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Equity Lifestyle Properties. Mid-America Apartment Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity Lifestyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Equity Lifestyle Properties and Mid-America Apartment Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity Lifestyle Properties03202.40
Mid-America Apartment Communities05602.55

Equity Lifestyle Properties presently has a consensus target price of $68.50, indicating a potential upside of 9.51%. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a consensus target price of $133.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.38%. Given Mid-America Apartment Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Mid-America Apartment Communities is more favorable than Equity Lifestyle Properties.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.4% of Equity Lifestyle Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.2% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.9% of Equity Lifestyle Properties shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Equity Lifestyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Equity Lifestyle Properties pays out 65.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 61.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity Lifestyle Properties has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Mid-America Apartment Communities has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Mid-America Apartment Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Mid-America Apartment Communities beats Equity Lifestyle Properties on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

UDR (NYSE:UDR) and Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares UDR and Mid-America Apartment Communities' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
UDR$1.15 billion9.25$184.96 million$2.0817.38
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion7.83$353.81 million$6.5517.15

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher revenue and earnings than UDR. Mid-America Apartment Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than UDR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for UDR and Mid-America Apartment Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
UDR111502.24
Mid-America Apartment Communities05602.55

UDR presently has a consensus price target of $45.25, indicating a potential upside of 25.14%. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a consensus price target of $133.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.38%. Given UDR's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe UDR is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Profitability

This table compares UDR and Mid-America Apartment Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
UDR13.80%4.98%1.78%
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.66%5.33%2.97%

Dividends

UDR pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. UDR pays out 69.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 61.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. UDR has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years and Mid-America Apartment Communities has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years. UDR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

UDR has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

99.3% of UDR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.2% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of UDR shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Mid-America Apartment Communities beats UDR on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
AvalonBay Communities logo
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
2.3$152.14-0.4%$21.50 billion$2.32 billion27.17Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Equity Residential logo
EQR
Equity Residential
2.1$57.02-0.6%$21.10 billion$2.70 billion18.16
Essex Property Trust logo
ESS
Essex Property Trust
2.2$224.89-0.2%$14.74 billion$1.46 billion23.38
Sun Communities logo
SUI
Sun Communities
1.8$133.64-1.4%$13.17 billion$1.26 billion108.65
Equity Lifestyle Properties logo
ELS
Equity Lifestyle Properties
1.7$62.55-0.1%$11.40 billion$1.04 billion49.06Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
UDR logo
UDR
UDR
2.6$36.16-0.1%$10.67 billion$1.15 billion65.75Analyst Revision
Camden Property Trust logo
CPT
Camden Property Trust
2.1$89.79-0.5%$8.70 billion$1.03 billion39.91Analyst Revision
Apartment Investment and Management logo
AIV
Apartment Investment and Management
2.8$37.30-0.3%$5.54 billion$914.29 million27.63Analyst Revision
American Campus Communities logo
ACC
American Campus Communities
1.9$33.00-1.5%$4.47 billion$943.04 million34.02Upcoming Earnings
UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH logo
UMH
UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH
2.0$11.91-0.1%$492.30 million$146.59 million-10.54Analyst Revision
This page was last updated on 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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